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90 Year-Old Lesbian Sues Air Force Over 1955 Ouster

The Air Force Times reports: Airman Second Class Helen Grace James wanted to follow in the footsteps of her father and her great-grandfather and serve in her country’s military. But her service was cut short after she was investigated, interrogated and then given an “undesirable” discharge from the Air Force because she was a lesbian, the Washington Post reported. Now, ...

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Fox Viewers Rage At Host Over “Shithole” Criticism

Raw Story reports: “Fox & Friends” host Brian Kilmeade on Monday once again reiterated his disapproval of President Donald Trump calling African countries “sh*tholes” — and many of the shows viewers reacted with rage. During Monday morning’s show, Kilmeade said that Trump disparaging African countries was “unfortunate,” which echoed a statement he made last week that suggested Trump should walk ...

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Romney Blasts Trump For Racist “Shithole” Comment

The Hill reports: Mitt Romney tore on Monday into President Trump for reportedly referring to Haiti and African nations as “shithole countries.” “The poverty of an aspiring immigrant’s nation of origin is as irrelevant as their race,” Romney, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee who is reportedly considering a Senate run in Utah, tweeted. Romney has in the past been a ...

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Fox & Friends Has Contentious “Shithole” Battle

Mediaite reports: The Fox & Friends curvy-couch held a contentious debate Monday morning over President Donald Trump’s reported “shithole” remarks, which segued messily into a spat over the immigration deal currently being worked out on Capitol Hill. Brian Kilmeade opened up the segment by explaining the back and forth between lawmakers over whether Trump actually referred to immigrants from Haiti, ...

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Trump Observes MLK Day With 95th Round Of Golf

Of course he is: Last week ended with President Donald Trump’s thoughts on race being opened to the world. And a day after he said that Haitians, El Salvadorians and those from African nations came from “s**tholes” — while at the same time proclaiming his preference for Norwegians — Trump made a proclamation in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. ...

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DC Subway Train Derails In Downtown Tunnel

These incidents are becoming more regular. The Associated Press reports: A train has derailed in a tunnel in downtown Washington but officials say there are no injuries. The city’s Metro rail system said in a tweet that the derailment happened around 6:40 a.m. Monday. At just after 8:15 a.m. Metro tweeted that all passengers on the train had been evacuated ...

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Chelsea Manning Issues First Senate Ad [VIDEO]

Salon reports: Chelsea Manning, a transgender woman and whistleblower convicted of leaking thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks, has released the first campaign advertisement for her bid for a U.S. Senate seat in Maryland. The ad opens with visuals of recent violent protests, clashes with police and the rally of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, Manning narrated, “We live in ...

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Regulators To Review GM’s New Driverless Car

Agence France-Presse reports: Regulators will “carefully and responsibly” review General Motors’ request to test an autonomous car without a steering wheel, US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said Sunday. “It is now coming to the stage with the rapid advancement of self-driving technology that this request is now a reality,” Chao said on the sidelines of the Detroit Auto Show. “So ...

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GOP Sen. Jeff Flake Compares Trump To Stalin

Politico reports: Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said Sunday that President Donald Trump’s declaration that media is “the enemy of the people” is a throwback to Josef Stalin that should have no place in political discourse. “I’m saying he borrowed that phrase,” Flake told MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt of Trump’s choice of words. “It was popularized by Josef Stalin, used by Mao ...

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Trump Hotels Flooded With “Shithole” Reviews

Splinter News reports: The Trump brand is taking another hit as people on Yelp strike back over the president’s description of African nations, Haiti, and El Salvador as “shithole countries” this week. Trump hotels across the country are being targeted by Yelp users leaving one–star reviews and describing the facilities as shitholes. The effort caused the luxury Trump International Hotel ...

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